By Matthew Saadalla. An article that defends the use and veneration of icons in the Church against the three main iconoclastic arguments. Written by Matthew Saadalla, and edited by Bishoy Kamal Rofail. Iconography of the Lord Jesus Christ, the Theotokos Virgin Mary, and the saints who have died in the faith, stands as a great... Continue Reading →
What About Icons?
By Fr. Peter Farrington – St. George Ministry – Coptic Mission Communities in the UK. It would be impossible for someone to visit an Orthodox church building, or even the home of an Orthodox Christian, and not be aware of the presence of icons hanging on walls, set up in the middle of the church, and... Continue Reading →
ICONS – ‘Their history and Spiritual Significance’
By Dr. Zakaria Wahba. Icon is a word which describes a religious picture, which is used to depict the image of God. Today, the word "icon" is primarily associated with the paintings of the Orthodox Churches. Icons have prominent place in the life and worship of the Orthodox Church. The word "icon" is derived from... Continue Reading →